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Dec 1, 2012 1:30pm PST
-four-year-olds. now there is often secrecy regarding this, but many states have laws that make it a crime for people that have hiv to not disclose it when they have sex, now some people say this is not fair, but others say making it a crime just keeps them from being tested or seeking care. they hit it off, and had sex. i wore a condom. >> what he didn't do was tell his friend about having hiv. he looked for treatment at a local hospital, and they called police. rhodes was arrested, charged with criminal charges, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison. >> i served over a year locked up. some of it in maximum security. and some of it in solitary confinement. and i still have to register as a sex offender for the rest of my life. >> the attorney is rhodes new lawyer, he is asking the iowa supreme court to overturn rhodes conviction. >> this case in particular was compelling, it really was a good example of the ways in which these laws are misused by the justice system to punish people in very severe ways for things that should not even be crimes. >> about a thousand miles away in louisiana, a similar
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 4:30am PST
/a.i.d.s., but it also brings up a tough issue. more than half the united states' states have laws that make it a crime for people with hiv to not disclose it when they have sex. now, some say that's only fair. others say making this a crime, that just scares people and keeps them from getting tested or seeking care. four years ago, nick rhodes, and hiv positive 24-year-old living in iowa, met a younger man. they hit it off and had sex. >> my viral load was undetectable. i wore a condom. i did everything i could to protect him and myself. >> what rhodes didn't do what tell his friend about having hiv. when the friend found out later, he sought treatment at a local hospital, and a hospital employee called the police. rhodes was arrested, charged with criminal transmission of hiv, and after pleading guilty on the advice of his lawyer, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison. >> i served over a year locked up, some of it in maximum security and some of it in solitary confinement. i still have to register as a sex offendser f offender for th life. >> rhodes' new lawyer is asking the iowa supreme court to ov
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